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Movie Review: Glen Powell gives big leading man energy in ‘Hit Man’

May. 22, 2024 14:31 PM EDT

For a guy like Glen Powell, the ascent to movie stardom isn’t really a question. It’s more like an inevitability. Blessed with that square jawline, those bright green eyes, a flop of dirty blonde hair and the kind of symmetrical smile that would seem suspect if it weren’t so...

Bones found in 1989 in a Wisconsin chimney identified as man who last contacted relatives in 1970

May. 16, 2024 11:55 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Human bones found inside the chimney of a Wisconsin music store in 1989 have been identified as those of a man whose last known contact with relatives was in 1970, authorities said. The DNA Doe Project, a nonprofit that uses genealogy to identify unknown...

Exact Sciences: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 08, 2024 17:04 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Exact Sciences Corp. (EXAS) on Wednesday reported a loss of $110.2 million in its first quarter. On a per-share basis, the Madison, Wisconsin-based company said it had a loss of 60 cents. Losses, adjusted for costs related to mergers and...

MGE: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 08, 2024 11:10 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — MADISON, Wis. (AP) — MGE Energy Inc. (MGEE) on Wednesday reported earnings of $33.8 million in its first quarter. The Madison, Wisconsin-based company said it had net income of 93 cents per share. The public utility holding company posted...

Wisconsin wedding barns sue over state's new liquor law requiring licensing

May. 07, 2024 12:35 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A pair of Wisconsin wedding barns sued the state Tuesday seeking to block enactment of a new law that requires them to get liquor licenses similar to other establishments that host events. Owners and operators of wedding barns tried unsuccessfully last year to...

Investigators say student killed by police outside Wisconsin school had pointed pellet rifle

May. 04, 2024 14:07 PM EDT

MOUNT HOREB, Wis. (AP) — A student who was killed by police outside a Wisconsin school pointed a pellet rifle at officers and had refused to drop the weapon, authorities said Saturday. The state Department of Justice released few other details, three days after the shooting at...

Alliant Energy: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 02, 2024 18:19 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Alliant Energy Corp. (LNT) on Thursday reported profit of $158 million in its first quarter. The Madison, Wisconsin-based company said it had net income of 62 cents per share. The electric and gas utility parent company...

Tension grows on UCLA campus as police order dispersal of large pro-Palestinian gathering

May. 01, 2024 23:39 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Law enforcement on the UCLA campus donned riot gear Wednesday evening as they ordered the dispersal of over a thousand people who had gathered in support of a pro-Palestinian student encampment, warning over loudspeakers that anyone who refused to leave could face arrest. ...

Police killed student outside Wisconsin school after reports of someone with a weapon, official says

May. 01, 2024 23:16 PM EDT

MOUNT HOREB, Wis. (AP) — Police shot and killed a student outside a Wisconsin middle school Wednesday after receiving a report of someone with a weapon, the state's attorney general said in the first law enforcement briefing on gunshots that sent children fleeing and prompted an hourslong...

Accuray: Fiscal Q3 Earnings Snapshot

May. 01, 2024 16:51 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Accuray Inc. (ARAY) on Wednesday reported a fiscal third-quarter loss of $6.3 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. On a per-share basis, the Madison, Wisconsin-based company said it had a loss of 6 cents. ...